Entre virtud y vicio. La normación del género en los periódicos de tipo espectador del siglo XVIII

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The journalistic-literary genre of the spectators developed in early 18th century England and rapidly spread all over the Western World. As a very popular communication medium over the course of the century, the spectator periodicals mirror the knowledge of the Enlightenment within their pages. Among a plethora of topics, also the topics of gender, especially what it means to be a valuable woman and man in the (emerging) bourgeois society and gender relations, are addressed.

This article examines the stereotypical gender discourses within the French- and Spanish-language spectators and demonstrates, how the cultural knowledge on gender was co-constructed, retained, and distributed in the periodical over the century
Translated title of the contributionZwischen Tugend und Laster. Über die Normierung der Geschlechter in den Moralischen Wochenschriften des 18. Jahrhunderts
Original languageSpanish
JournalEl Argonauta Español
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jan 2022

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